The differences between District Court and Circuit Court and how it’s set-up.
Drug Court/Community Corrections
The role of the Probation Officer in the courts and during the resolution of the case.
The difference between Probation and Parole
Required background of a Probation Officer (education, experience, and the amount of substance abuse education mandated)
The level of discretion/authority of Probation Officers provided by Employer, State, County, and Courts
Types of probationers
Challenges presented to Probation Officers by the Courts, agencies, and the offender
How the criminal justice system observes and addresses substance abuse
Suggestions to be provided on how counselors can effectively work with professionals in the criminal justice system to benefit the offender